Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive. We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in: Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 10,000 youth. CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today.
CAMBA’s Health Home program is an innovative new model of care management focused on improving the health outcomes for individuals with severe mental illness & other complex chronic illnesses through coordinated networks of medical, psychiatric, behavioral health, social service & housing providers. Staff will use cutting-edge health information technology & a unified plan of care to ensure all clients connect to & maintain primary medical care, prevent hospital stays, &/or reduce the length of hospitalizations. CAMBA’s participation in health home places it at the forefront of a broad system wide change that will have a significant impact on many human services sectors.
Position: Case Manager
Reports to: Supervisor
Location: 2244 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226
What the Entry Level Case Manager Does:
- Aid individuals and/or families requiring social service assistance
- Interview and evaluate applicants for services, formulate service plans and goals, and aid clients to implement service plans
- Locate and make use of appropriate community resources for clients
- Evaluate actual living conditions of clients though home visits
- Review all documentation establishing clients’ eligibility for program and make file copies (e.g. Medicaid status and confirmation of HIV status).
- Assist clients in completing all CAMBA intake applications and forms.
- Create and maintain client files.
- Conduct initial intake or assessment of clients and clients’ families and/or periodic reassessments.
- Conduct case conferences prior to finalizing all assessments / reassessments.
- Follow-up with clients and with referral organizations regarding client contact and progress with referral organization.
- Work with clients to break through barriers to client goals and to assist clients in advocating for themselves and in moving toward self-sufficiency.
- Recommend and implement strategies to persuade clients to participate more fully in this process.
- Monitor clients’ progress toward their service plans goals via regularly scheduled telephone contact and/or face-to-face home and office visits, and document via service plan outcomes and detailed progress notes (i.e. time of service, type of service, etc.).
Minimum Education/Experience Required:
- Associate’s Degree (A.A.) or; HS Diploma or GED and at least two years of applicable experience and/or equivalent experience
- Bi-lingual English with any one of the following languages: Spanish, Haitian-Creole, preferred.
Compensation: $40,000 annually
Status: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Benefits: CAMBA offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid time off (vacation, personal, and sick time), and paid holidays.